Located northeast of Dallas, Plano is home to approximately 278,480 Texas residents. Most of the city is within the boundaries of Collin County, but there are small areas in Denton County. If you consider the 71.6 square miles of land are and the current population, the population density of this area is an average 3,891 people per square mile.

When it comes to a thriving economy, Plano runs at the front of the pack. Considered one of the most successful cities in the country, Plano is the number one city to secure a job according to WalletHub. That’s not a surprise to the people at Money Magazine. They ranked Plano as the third hardest working city in the nation. This is good news for current residents and those planning to relocate to the area.

Plano Parks and Recreation is a gold medal winner for excellence. The parks department maintains 67 parks, trails, and recreational areas. Many of these parks feature pavilions that are frequently used for small gatherings. Parks and Recreation sponsors community wide events such as theater productions, camps, seasonal celebrations, and sports activities. They offer tennis, football, and softball leagues for adults. The youth program includes opportunities to play lacrosse, soccer, and baseball.

Plano works hard to keep residents connected to each other and the way the city operates. Residents can attend the Plano Citizens Academy to learn more about local government. Each session begins in the fall and meets once a month for a year. There are casual meet and greets held throughout the year to give residents a chance to interact with the local city council and other staff members. A town hall meeting is held several times a year. Residents are invited to ask questions, in person or via phone, of the Mayor and other city government officials.

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